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New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 2003

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 174 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0419 ( 19,520 )
Across
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Disintegration : CRACKUP
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Succeeds : GOESFAR
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Level of modesty : HEMLINE
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Proportional : INSCALE
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"Don't be so sure" : IWOULDNTBETONIT
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Exactly correct : TRUETOTHELETTER
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Part of the alloy britannia : TIN
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"The Professor and the Madman" topic, for short : OED
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Lake ___ (Blue Nile source) : TANA
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Singer James : ETTA
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It allows access to an acct. : ATM
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Offered fresh comments? : SASSED
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Unwind : REST
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Wood worker : CHISEL
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Starting-off place : TEE
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Hairy creature : TARANTULA
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Help for a broken heart: Abbr. : CPR
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Marks in Spanish class : TILDES
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"Hey!" : PSST
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Didn't look well? : LEERED
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Carrier to Kaliningrad : SAS
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This and that : BOTH
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Pietà, e.g. : ARTE
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Joined : WED
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Choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
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"Beats me" : ICANTSAYFORSURE
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Bar order : MAKEMINEADOUBLE
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Chic : ELEGANT
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Like the old days, they say : SIMPLER
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Neuters : DESEXES
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Services at four? : TEASETS
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Bird talk : CHITTER
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Big revision : REWRITE
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Check marks : AMOUNTS
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Lead : CLUE
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Traditional garb : KILT
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Ruin : UNDO
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Hypnosis tool : PENTOTHAL
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Mocked : GIBED
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Scott Turow title : ONEL
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Alberto Azzo was a noted one : ESTE
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___ Bluff National Monument : SCOTTS
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Visionary : FANTAST
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Property receiver, in court : ALIENEE
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Not keep in the bargain : RETRADE
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Place for seeing without really seeing : THEMINDSEYE
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Court fig. : ATT
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Like dogbane juice : ACRID
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Children's doctor? : SEUSS
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Dryden's "___ for Love" : ALL
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Single-minded : STEADFAST
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Had something : ATE
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Possible start of a dragnet, in brief : APB
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Insisted on : CLAIMED
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White sale fabric : PERCALE
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Extra expense for movies : RETAKES
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Like fat in ether : SOLUBLE
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Up-and-comer : STARLET
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Classic school group : THREERS
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Fail to follow suit : RENEGE
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Consumer demand : WANTS
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Kodak film brand : TMAX
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Trigonometry term : SINE
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Jon Arbuckle's dog : ODIE
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Tomato type : ROMA
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Banquets : SUPS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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